cooking techniques

How to sauté vegetables

How to sauté vegetables

Sautéing vegetables is a great basic cooking technique to have at your disposal. Once you get the basics down, you’ll be able to use it to make a quick side dish at any meal – no matter what veggies you happen to have on hand. […]

When Your Big Green Egg Won’t Heat Well

When Your Big Green Egg Won’t Heat Well

A common lament from new Big Green Egg owners (and other kamado style grill owners) is, “why doesn’t my grill get as hot as it did when I first used it?” This is usually heard after the new owner has had two or three cooks […]

Cult of Fire and Grate

Cult of Fire and Grate

I am always suspicious when something is talked about in overwhelmingly glowing terms by all who are associated with it. I usually suspect that there is some combination of a great marketing campaign and the human species’ tendency to engage in mythologizing. This suspicion almost […]

Menu terms: reduction

Menu terms: reduction

Have you ever had to break out your smartphone in a restaurant to Google a term on a menu? Follow our menu terms series and you’ll get up to speed on the important info you need to be an expert at understanding menus. A “reduction” […]